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'Korengal' filmmaker Sebastian Junger...interesting article about a new film that explores the difficulties troops are facing upon returning home. He also explores the quandary of hating war but loving the camaraderie of combat. He's amazingly accurate from what I've read in the article. Single guys like myself often end up extending and volunteering just to be back with brothers in arms...your military family. Everything is disjointed when you get home. People go their separate ways after…

WEDNESDAY JUNE Award-winning journalist, Sebastian Junger, talks about Korengal, his new documentary about the Afghanistan War.

"In 1968 Catherine Leroy, one of the first female combat photographers of the Vietnam War era, surprised her North Vietnamese captors by photographing and interviewing them when they returned her cameras as they released her from detention. The photograph ended up on the cover of Life magazine."

Cathrine Leroy Female Combat Photographer

Photographer Catherine Leroy - During the Vietnam War, she shot some of the most brutal photographs to come out of the country. Wounded by shrapnel, taken prisoner She left with post-traumatic stress died in 2006

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Sir Ken Robinson is a leading authority on education and creativity. A former professor of education, he now advises governments and businesses around the world and is one of the most sought-after …

Keizaburo Shimamoto (1937-1971) Japanese war photographer. Killed when the helicopter he was in along with photojournalists, Larry Burrows, Henri Huet and Kent Potter, was shot down while reporting on 'Operation Tiger’s Mouth', a massive armoured invasion of Laos by South Vietnamese forces against the Vietnam People's Army and the Pathet Lao.

Killed when the helicopter he was in along with photojournalists, Larry Burrows, Henri Huet and Kent Potter, was shot down while reporting on 'Operation Tiger’s Mouth', a massive armoured invasion

Larry Burrows photographed during the prep of Operation Deckhouse, February 1967, Vietnam. Burrows died with fellow photojournalists Henri Huet, Kent Potter and Keisaburo Shimamoto, when their helicopter was shot down over Laos in 1971.

Larry Burrows photographed during the prep of Operation Deckhouse, February Vietnam. Burrows died with fellow photojournalists Henri Huet, Kent Potter and Keisaburo Shimamoto, when their helicopter was shot down over Laos in

Sebastian Junger Knows Why Young Men Go to War — War Is Boring — Medium

Sebastian Junger Knows Why Young Men Go to War

Sebastian Junger is a rare filmmaker. His trio of documentaries about soldiers fighting in Afghanistan neither praise nor demonize America’s troops. Unlike most popular war films, he doesn’t turn…

"Dana Stone (born 1939 North Pomfret, Vermont; believed killed 1971, Bei Met, Cambodia, age 32) was a photo-journalist best known for his work for CBS during the Vietnam War. Stone paid his own way to Vietnam in 1965, and became a stringer for UPI. A novice photographer when he arrived in Saigon, he soon became a combat photographer of note. Investigations by fellow photojournalist Tim Page, reported in the UK Sunday Times on 24 March 1991, indicate that Stone and Sean Flynn were captured…

Dana Stone, a college dropout from rural Vermont, had been a lumberjack, gold…

Sergeant Brendan O’Byrne and Private First Class Juan “Doc” Restrepo of Battle Company, 173rd US Airborne on a train one week before their deployment to Afghanistan. Sadly, PFC Juan  "Doc" Restrepo doesn't make it back, the outpost is named after him.  Italy, 2007.

Sergeant Brendan O’Byrne and Private First Class Juan “Doc” Restrepo of Battle Company, US Airborne on a train one week before their deployment to Afghanistan. Sadly, PFC Juan "Doc" Restrepo doesn't make it back, the outpost is named after him.

A portrait of Robert Capa taken by Yuji Okumura on May 1, 1954, at Meiji Jingu Gaien park in Tokyo (Provided by Mieko Okumura)

A portrait of Robert Capa taken by Yuji Okumura on May at Meiji Jingu Gaien park in Tokyo (Provided by Mieko Okumura)

War photographer David Douglas Duncan. Khe Sanh, Vietnam, February 1968.  - Photographer unknown ~ Vietnam War

Vietnam Photojournalists - David Douglas Duncan (born January is an American photojournalist who is best known for his dramatic combat photographs.

Korengal Valley US Captain meets with local elders shura

6 Reasons Why The Korengal Valley Was One Of The Most Dangerous Places In Afghanistan

Nestled between high mountains on the Afghan side of the border with Pakistan, the Korengal Valley has been one of the hardest fought over patches of…

173rd Airborne Brigade shares.........  The President of the United States of America awarded the nation's highest military honor, the Medal of Honor to Sgt. Kyle J. White of the 173rd Airborne Brigade at The White House in Washington, D.C., May 13, for selfless service while deployed to Afghanistan in 2007.    For more information: http://www.army.mil/medalofhonor/white

Former Sgt. Kyle White received the Medal of Honor for his heroic acts in Afghanistan.

Dickey Chapelle (March 14, 1919–November 4, 1965) was on patrol with a Marine platoon in Viet Nam when she was killed by a booby trap. She was the first war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam, as well as the first American female reporter to be killed in action.

Dickey Chapelle (March was on patrol with a Marine platoon in Viet Nam when she was killed by a booby trap. She was the first war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam, as well as the first American female reporter to be killed in action.

#SEALOfHonor ..... Honoring Army Sgt. 1st Class John D. Morton who selflessly sacrificed his life ten years ago today in Afghanistan for our great Country on December 15, 2005. Please help me honor him so that he is not forgotten. http://www.iraqwarheroes.org/mortonj.htm

Class John D. Morton who selflessly sacrificed his life on in Afghanistan for our great Country. Please help me honor him so that he is not forgotten.

Every story must have an ending, and while this one isn't even on the same level as Tolkien's The Hobbit, we do have a dragon!

The unbelievable tale of The Wiz continues! We've got rape, betrayal, and even more murder to come.

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